On B’tselem’s Declaration: Israeli Apartheid from the River to the Sea by Jeremy Salt

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.

Israel and the policy of apartheid were born in the same year, 1948, Israel as a colonial-settler declared unilaterally over occupied Palestine on May 15 and apartheid as the election-winning policy of South Africa’s National Party on May 26. On December 9 the same year, the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. The convention describes genocide as acts intended to destroy “in whole or part” a national, ethnical, racial, or religious group. There is no other way to describe Israel’s intentions in 1948.

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